A criminal record holds complete details of a person’s criminal convictions and arrests maintained by the US Police department and the criminal justice system. Stats show that every 1 in 3 American adults—almost 70 million people in the country—have a criminal record. This means that at least 30 million US kids have one parent with a felonious history. Continue reading
PTSD is a set of reactions that may occur after someone has been through a traumatic event. Let’s see if there is a link between Arrests and PTSD.
Although an accused can post bail to be released with a promise to show up for a court hearing, there are some instances where you can’t get a bond.
Indiana is one of the 25 American states where there is no duty to retreat an attacker. The law of Indiana also extends civil immunity under specific self-defense circumstances. An individual’s right to use reasonable force to protect themselves comes under the castle doctrine principle.
Around 27,000 arrests happen all over the United States every day. A person can be arrested for various charges. What’s important is how you handle yourself in such a situation. The best thing you can do for yourself in such a situation is stay quiet. You have the right to remain silent because the information you share can be used in court. You also have a right to an attorney, unfortunately most people aren’t aware of their rights and often don’t know how to proceed after being arrested.
After being arrested and bailed, the verdict of the court hearing determines your future. Other than the lawyer presenting your case, the way you behave in court also tells a judge a lot about you. A court and the judge must be respected. Continue reading
We’ve all heard the Miranda rights at some point—in TV shows, movies, and for some of us, they may have been read out to us in real-life during what we might recall as some of the most intimidating situations we’ve ever been. But most people don’t actually know or understand what their Miranda rights mean for them or how they’ve come about.
Drunk driving is incredibly dangerous. Not only are you endangering your life, but you’re also putting other motorists, pedestrians, and property at risk. Drunk driving in Indiana is taken very seriously; depending on the circumstances, you can be fined up to $5,000, spend a year in jail, or be subjected to a license suspension for up to 2 years. A drunk driving charge taints your record, which is why it’s essential to avoid it at all costs.
Most of us understand what bail is. But very few people actually know how it works until they find themselves in a precarious situation involving the law.